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Old 06-18-2008, 04:30 PM   #1
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Question Can't install Ubuntu 8.04 on Compaq Evo D510, but can install 8.04 LTS Server.

Trying to install Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop on a Compaq Evo D510 SFF ( P4, 256MB, 40GB IDE hard drive. When you try to install the Hardy Heron splash screen comes up, the a white rectangular box with a little install icon appears in the middle of the screen. The CD-ROM flashes merrily but when it stops flashing, the mouse and the computer are locked up, CD won't reject. - I have a similar problem when trying to install 7.10. I can boot to the desktop and then click on the "Install" icon on the desktop and the CD spins for a while then the computer locks. Interestingly, after these failed attempts, I was able to successfully install and configure 8.04 LTS Server on the same PC. Any thoughts, suggestions? Thanks.
Old 06-19-2008, 11:49 AM   #2
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use the alternative install cd.


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Old 07-30-2008, 10:19 PM   #3
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Ditto on HP Pavilion a705w. Intel Celeron, 256MB, 80GB... Updated drivers, no help. Tried Ubuntu 7.10 & 8.04.1 Both install and "Live" Waiting for Alternate Disc to download. Feh.


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